Discover how this professor honoured his family’s memory
On June 23, 1985, Mahesh Sharma, a professor from the John Molson School of Business at Concordia, lost his wife, daughters and mother-in-law in the fatal bombing of Air India Flight 182.
Sharma recounts the events of that day and explains how a planned gift to Concordia University has allowed him to cherish the beloved memory of his family. Liana Di Iorio, a recipients of the Sandhya and Swati Sharma Memorial Scholarship, explains how Sharma's scholarship has reassured her in her studies.
Student by day, taxi driver by night
Hardy Grewal, BComm 83, a Concordia graduate who had $7 in his pocket when he immigrated to North America in the 1970s, went on to become a business magnate in Canada and the United States.
He is now CEO and president of Los Angeles-based OhCal Foods — one of the largest Subway restaurant developers in North America. Grewal paid his success forward with a $1 million gift to support the next generation of students.
This video features footage of Grewal with university leaders at his gift announcement on April 25, 2016.
The bearded busker: Another side of Greg Halpin
Learn more about up-and-coming musician and Concordia graduate Greg Halpin, BA 10.
His music can be heard resonating through the Guy-Concordia Métro station where he has been busking for over five years.
David Usher's 2 degree climate clock at Concordia
Musician David Usher and Concordia professor Damon Matthews explain what global warming means in real terms using the climate clock.
Celebrating 40 years of philanthropy
Concordia celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2014 — four decades since the merging of the classic liberal arts tradition offered by Loyola College and the practical educational opportunities offered by Sir George Williams University into a next generation university.
To thank philanthropists for helping propel Concordia’s mission over 40 years, Advancement and Alumni Relations interviewed donors, alumni, students and friends on what inspires them most about the university and how it advanced their lives.
Produced by Eclipse Productions for Concordia University